Posts in category: PHP & MySQL

PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

ASCII to Binary in PHP

Recently I inherited a project where all file attachments were stored in a database table in the for...

David Carr


PHP & MySQL | Tools | Development

Converting MSSQL to MySQL

Need to convert MSSQL to MySQL, this post will point you in the right direction.

David Carr


PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

MySQL 8 The server requested authentication method unknown to the client

Solution for MySQL 8 using unknown authentication method.

David Carr


PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

Writing to an existing PDF with FPDI

FPDI allows existing PDF's to be used as a template for a new PDF.

David Carr


PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

Easily assign variable when using explode in PHP

I use explode all the time, for splitting strings into parts, there is a cleaner way......

David Carr


PHP & MySQL | Javascript | HTML | Tutorials

Latitude and Longitude with Google Maps

Google Maps allows using its service to get map coordinates....

David Carr


Laravel Framework | PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

Laravel Merge PDFs

Ever needed to merge multiple PDF's together? It's a common need. In this tutorial, I'll...

David Carr


PayPal | PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

How to integrate PayPal into PHP

In this post, I’ll explain how to use PayPal for one-off payment and how to use the Instant Pa...

David Carr


Tutorials | PHP & MySQL | Laravel Framework

Send emails with Office 365 SMTP

Office 365 is great for handling emails but it can also be used as an SMTP relay for your website. I...

David Carr


PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

V1 PDO Wrapper released

I've updated and pushed a new release to my PDO Wrapper package.

David Carr


PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

Test composer packages locally

When developing a new composer package you will want to test it locally before uploading it to Packa...

David Carr


Laravel Framework | PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

Laravel adding custom validation errors

Have a situation where you need to add custom errors to the error array after validation? this post...

David Carr


Laravel Framework | PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

Laravel Full Text Search

When searching using LIKE search for basic searches is fine, when you need greater control Full-Text...

David Carr


Laravel Framework | PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

Add items into a request object

To add additional items into the request use ->merge and pass in an array of attributes.

David Carr


Laravel Framework | PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

Build a Dropbox File Manager in Laravel - Part 2 Breadcrumbs

It's good that any folder on Dropbox can be accessed but it would be even better if we had a dyn...

David Carr


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